Charles Amirkhanian interviews Anne Draffkorn Kilmer, Professor of Assyriology at the University of California at Berkeley, about an LP ”Sounds from silence; Recent discoveries in ancient Near Eastern music” which documents a previously unknown musical composition dating from around 1400 BC. This ancient fertility hymn from Ugarit caused an international sensation when modern research made available for the first time, the knowledge necessary for the translation of ancient clay tablets... Topics: KPFA-FM, Morning Concert series, Interview, Ancient Music
Tantum Ergo by Portuguese composer Pedro Antonio Avondano (1714-1782) performed by Voces Caelestes chamber choir with baroque orchestra. Non-edited live recording. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: portuguese music, baroque music, early music, ancient music, sacred music, choral music, choir...
Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Topics: music, airs, musical, ancient, northumbrian, modem, melodies, national, northumberland, instrument,... Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=3zQDAAAAQAAJ&oe=UTF-8
This video shows an extremely rare, beautiful and very complex Japanese Geisha Dance as performed in Niigata, Japan by professional Japanese Geisha dancers and musicians. Entirely filmed and edited by Rob Pongi. Copyright (c) 2001/2005 Rob Pongi. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: music video, dance video, Japanese traditional music, Japanese traditional dance, Japanese... Source: DV NTSC
This video was filmed in November 2001, and it shows another very rare and beautiful Japanese Geisha Dance as performed in Niigata, Japan by life-long, professional Japanese Geisha dancers and musicians. Such a performance like this is so rare that its hardly ever seen by anyone, even on Japanese TV. Entirely filmed and edited by Rob Pongi. Copyright (c) 2005 Rob Pongi. Topics: music video, dance video, Japanese traditional music, Japanese traditional dance, Japanese... Source: http://robpongi.com/pages/comboGEISHADANCE02.html
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Topics: applied, ancient, tlie, greeks, tbe, notes, epithet, consisting, instrument, note, epithet applied,... Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=uwI6AAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Nothing brings history to life quite like music! Travel back in time from the medieval age to as far back as 1950 BC by way of the Ancient Greeks, Romans, Egyptians and Sumerians. Songs played on the show: (Bed: Christodoulos Halaris - Teretism) (Medieval Byzantine) 1) Synaulia - Pavor (Ancient Roman) 2) Ensemble De Organographia - A Zaluzi to the Gods (Hurrian Hymn 6, 1225 BC)/Musical Instructions for Lipit-Ishtar, 1950 BC 3) Soliman Gamil - Pharoah Funeral Process (Ancient Egypt) 4) Ali Jihad... Topics: Ancient Music, Ancient Egyptian, Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman, Historical Music, Christian Music,...